Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC Blog

New Year Brings Changes to Murphy Cordier PLC

by Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC  |  01/05/2022  |  News

A new year brings changes to Murphy Cordier PLC. In recognition of the contributions to their clients, the Firm and to the legal community over their respective careers, member Alicia M. Casale and partner Jennifer J. Axel have been added to the Firm’s name. As of January 1, 2022, the Firm’s name is MURPHY CORDIER CASALE AXEL PLC. Jen Axel has also been named a member of the Firm.

The Firm also announces that partner Chase E. Halsey has been made a member of the Firm as of January 1 in recognition of his client service and steadfastness since joining in 2015.


Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC Sponsors the Xavier College Prep “X” Breakfast

by Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC  |  09/23/2021  |  News

Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC is proud to once again have sponsored the Xavier College Prep “X” Breakfast – held Thursday, September 23, 2021. The “X” breakfast is a fundraising event developed to raise scholarship funds.


New Affordable Homes Being Built in Tempe

by Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC  |  08/01/2021  |  News

Construction is not slowing down in Arizona as the state continues to be at the top in the country with new projects underway.

Downtown Phoenix has been seeing most of the construction projects, but surrounding cities like Tempe are as well. The college town, which is home to Arizona State University, might not be the best place for affordable housing for families. But two local companies are stepping up to change that.


A Quick Guide to Construction Defect Claims

by Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC  |  07/01/2021  |  News

Every construction project needs a contract. This is to protect all parties involved, especially the contractor.

The contract should be detailed, outlining all expectations. But when expectations aren’t met or there ends up being something wrong with the finished project, a construction defect claim is usually filed.


Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC Law Firm Welcomes New Partner

by Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC  |  06/29/2021  |  News

Richard B. Murphy, Managing Partner of Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC Law Firm, is proud to announce that Jennifer J. Axel has joined the firm as its newest partner. Axel will begin her work with the firm effective immediately.


Become a Licensed Contractor in Arizona

by Murphy Cordier Casale Axel PLC  |  06/14/2021  |  News

The Arizona Registrar of Contractors (“AZ ROC”) now boasts on its website the ability for an applicant to get “licensed in a day.” This new page says if an application is submitted properly without any faults, it is “possible” for the application to be approved within one business day. While it boldly claims the process can happen in a day, it is only a possibility, and it requires a perfect application. Of course, a perfect application is easier said than done, especially when dealing with tiered entities.